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What To Do First to Make a Profit

The PF Women Team at our Annual Team Retreat  ~ 2018 Today on Seth Godin's blog, he said: It's tempting to decide to make a profit first, then invest in training, people, facilities, promotion, customer service and most of all, doing important work. In general, though, it goes the other way. Yes, it does. If you are waiting to make a profit before you do these things, in my experience you're  not going to make a profit. So many organizations, ministries and churches are struggling with financial issues. I know your pain. As anyone who follows our story knows, our ministry was in a ton of debt four years ago when I came on as director.  Since that time, we've gotten out of debt and turned a profit every year.  God has done amazing things through out team, for which we give Him the glory! I find that what Seth is saying here is absolutely true, with one disclaimer. For Christian leaders, spiritual disciplines must always be first. Before we started inve

Memories from yesterday


I cut the "h" off the end of this so that it would match Savanna's name!  :)

Candy and I saw this sign first when we parked:  "Fabulous Finds Under $20" and we were so excited!

I love these little stones but not enough to buy them all, so I just took a photo.  I said to Candy, "let's take photos of a bunch of stuff we want but aren't going to spend our money on..." So we did. 


 [sigh]...

 Candy and I  both LOVE this t-shirt.  It says, "walk a day in my flip flops."

Is this t-shirt not HYSTERICAL?  In case you can't read it it says, "I have the body of a God.  Unfortunately, it's Buddha."  Bahahahahha!!!

A dog store...all things dogs...made me miss the babies...


Okay so I am officially in love with these purses.  They have multiple animal prints AND pink.

Watching taffy being made...

Love the horse and carriage rides all over this town...

Love walking along the river...watching boats, visiting shops, sipping ice cold lemonade.  As far as shopping  -- I looked a lot and laughed a lot, but bought nothing.  I decided to wait and if I really want something I'll go back and get it before we leave.  (Just say no to impulse buying!)  If anything I'll probably go back and get one of the purses.  :)

We had a great day, all day.  Candy and I sat in the back on the five hour trip here and watched a movie, and laughed and cried.  We went shopping on the river once we got here and ate dinner at a place our friend Mike Gibson recommended called, "The Olde Pink House".    It was truly amazing.  I even went and wrote a review about our experience on City Search!  I was that impressed.  I would definitely go back there to eat...it totally rocked. 

We're spending today on one of the trolley tours, looking at historical sites, mostly gorgeous homes.  Yes, it's hotter than hot, but I just love doing this.  So grateful to my babe for deciding to bring me here.  Love doing all this stuff, but really love being with him! 

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Anonymous said…
I'm SO HAPPY that that you are having a great time. I also heard , by way of your husband's blog, that I should be singing "HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!" God's blessings on you in a huge way! xo

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